Singing Matters

This acclaimed and award-winning photocopiable pack of 30 singing projects contains more than 100 songs to cover a range of styles, all pitched at a suitable vocal range for key stage 3 pupils.


Singing Matters is the most widely used singing resource in UK secondary schools, and won the Times Educational Supplement Schoolbook Award in 1999


The singing projects

  • cover a range of styles from a variety of times and places

  • are pitched at a suitable vocal range develop and improve singing skills

  • encourage part and harmony singing

  • integrate the use of instruments


The supporting teacher's material

  • includes motivating warm-up exercises

  • gives advice on rehearsing and performing

  • provides stimulating follow-up activities


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Times Educational Supplement

Reviews of Singing Matters

“Ground breaking.” “Hooray for Patrick Allen. Not only about what to do…but how to do it with reluctant adolescents.” British Journal of Music education

“Singing Matters did for us what music should do; it gave us knowledge and it gave us pleasure…there is enough here to keep spirits high and walls echoing term after term.” Judges. Times Educational Supplement Schoolbook Award

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